"We’ve demonstrated conclusively that saving nearly everyone who dies of the flu is within our power. To do nothing now... would seem irresponsible. So what do we do?" https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/10/flu-season-winter-america-choice/620373/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=atlantic-daily-newsletter&utm_content=20211019&silverid=%2525%2525RECIPIENT_ID%2525%2525&utm_term=The%2520Atlantic%2520Daily
@brianmrosenthal @IrvingSwisher Also as @typesfast pointed out on the recent Odd Lots, this system of paying the port truckers by the container, as opposed to by the hour, is now contributing to bottlenecks, since in this economy those workers have better options. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-10-14/transcript-ryan-petersen-on-how-global-supply-chains-have-gotten-even-worse?sref=vuYGislZ
"In a race to acquire new customers and retain them at any cost, retailers have taught shoppers to behave in ways that are bad for virtually all involved." https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/11/free-returns-online-shopping/620169/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=atlantic-daily-newsletter&utm_content=20211007&silverid=%2525%2525RECIPIENT_ID%2525%2525&utm_term=The%2520Atlantic%2520Daily
"As of 2015, one quarter of the population in the United States had no primary health care provider to turn to for trusted advice."
"The testimony we’ve seen from unvaccinated people in their last days with Covid, sometimes voiced directly by them from their hospital beds, gets at some of the core truths of vaccine hesitancy. They are pictures of confusion, not conviction."
America, you did health care wrong again:
"Research on the unvaccinated ... showed 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐩𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐮𝐧𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 was ... the 𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗼𝗳 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗶𝗻𝘀𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲." https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/15/opinion/covid-vaccines-unvaccinated.html?campaign_id=190&emc=edit_ufn_20211017&instance_id=43085&nl=updates-from-the-newsroom®i_id=87565040&segment_id=71915&te=1&user_id=3745b00d20124666c740a10178e316c7
@goobermunch My name is Nattyice Alsatian, and I just gave people very sensible financial advice about the number of lattes they drank, and suddenly twitter is mad at me!
The scandal at the Grand Strategy Program at Yale illustrates how shallow ... discourse about cancel culture ... really is. ... who really has the power to deform academic culture and make academics do their bidding: [donors] or some protesting students?
This really is worth a watch. https://twitter.com/adamparkhomenko/status/1445188935387426821
To make error is human. To propagate error to all server in automatic way is #devops.
Just discovered Katalin Karikó's story in Nature and her role in the mRNA vaccines. Her tenacity in the 90s led to a discovery that we all benefit from today. Definitely Nobel Prize material here. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katalin_Karik%C3%B3 https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02483-w?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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